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Join us outdoors for free music, hula dancing, and circus performances!

The Plaza at 300 Ashland

10:30am—Emcees Yasmar Cruz and Farai Malianga, DJTonyMonkey
11am—Concert by Uncle Jumbo
12pm—Circus performances by Parallel Exit’s Andrea Murillo, Rob Lok, Paris The Hip Hop Juggler
12:20pm—Emcees Yasmar Cruz and Farai Malianga, DJTonyMonkey
1pm—Circus performances by Parallel Exit’s Kyle Driggs, Rob Lok, Paris The Hip Hop Juggler
1:30pm—Emcees Yasmar Cruz and Farai Malianga, DJTonyMonkey
2pm—Circus performances by Parallel Exit’s Andrea Murillo, Rob Lok, Paris The Hip Hop Juggler
2:30pm—Hooping with Hula Nation
3pm—Concert by Flaco Navaja
Ongoing: walkabout with Harold Mueller, Rob Lok, and Kyle Driggs

Uncle Jumbo Plaza

Uncle Jumbo is a Grammy-nominated, Houston-based performing and recording artist for children. His lively rhythmic sound focuses on joy, connection, kindness, and wellbeing through lyrical themes of unity, self-love, and nature. Jumbo is on a mission to make families feel closer by providing musical grooves that can be enjoyed together by all, from the infants to the elders.


DJTonyMonkey, aka Antonio Brown, is the dance party prince. Born and raised in Cleveland, he found his love for music at a young age and built his collection of music over the years while majoring in dance at the Juilliard School. He mixes and spins anything from top 100 to classical, and everything in between. He has played at BAM, Freehold Brooklyn, Le Poisson Rouge, Mana Contemporary Art Museum, New York Live Arts, and many more venues in New York and around the world.

Farai Malianga
Farai Malianga

Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Farai Malianga studied African dance and drum with pioneers Yousouf Koumbasa, Mbemba Bangoura, and Ronald K. Brown, and has performed with Chuck Davis, Reginald Yates, Heritage O.P., and many others. He appeared in Darker Faces of the Earth off Broadway and in Fela! on Broadway, scored music for Beatrice Capote’s solo piece Reyita, and performed his original drum compositions in The Public’s MERRY WIVES.

Yasmar Cruz

Yasmar Cruz was born in Puerto Rico and began her artistic training early in life. She is a published author and has written and directed plays at international theater festivals in New York, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. She is the director of Danzartes and received the 2021 Communitas Community Impact Award for the wellness initiative with BIPOC women during the pandemic. Yasmar holds a master’s degree in Dance Education from the City University of New York.

Flaco Navaja

Flaco Navaja is a singer, poet, and actor. Backed by his super salsa band, he serves up old school South Bronx salsa vibes with spoken word and hip-hop in English and Spanish.

Kyle Driggs and Andrea Murillo

Kyle Driggs and Andrea Murillo specialize in a unique fusion of juggling, object manipulation, movement, and theatrical storytelling. Join them for a captivating performance that will leave you feeling lighter than air! Part of Parallel Exit.

Paris the Hip Hop Juggler

Back by popular demand, Paris—given the nickname “The Hip Hop Juggler” by Al Roker himself—has been dazzling audiences with his brand of juggling for over a decade. He comes to BAM with his signature combination of style, interactive stunts, witty comedy, and world-class juggling talent. Part of Parallel Exit

rob lok
Rob Lok

Original. Memorable. Hilarious! Rob Lok shares his unique blend of interactive, engaging, and thrilling performances that can be enjoyed in any language—or at any age. Part of Parallel Exit.

harold moeller
Harold Moeller

Clown, juggler, unicyclist, and trick roper Harold Moeller entertains with his unique style of interactive performance. Part of Parallel Exit.

Hulu Nation
Hula Nation, Inc.

Hula Nation founder Isamar Gonzalez brings together hula hooping, hatha yoga, and meditation within interactive workshops on HoopYogini™ dance. Since 2013, Hulu Nation has worked to empower children and families through art and movement workshops, participating in over 300 events and festivals through NYC and around the world.

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC)

The Natural Resources Defense Council is one of the world’s most effective environmental organizations leading the fight against the climate crisis. NRDC works every day to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. They believe that everyone deserves clean air, safe water, and a just and equitable future.

Big Reuse
Big Reuse

Learn more about composting and how to sign up for the NYC Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) curbside composting program. Plus, receive a free one pound bag of compost while supplies last from Big Reuse staff in partnership with DSNY!


Support for the signature artist series provided by Howard Gilman Foundation


Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Programming at 330 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland is made possible by support from Two Trees Management Co.

Bamkids Springfest
BAMkids SpringFest 2022
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
BAMkids SpringFest 2022
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
Join a festive day of outdoor and indoor performances and interactive activities, including a program of seasonal ragas, circus performances, concerts, mural making, and more!
+ AGES 3—11
North Indian classical musicians offer a program of springtime ragas that melodically evoke joy and renewal.
Drop by for interactive activities such as mural-making, coloring, and creating your own zine!
Learn about different herbs and connect with Joel Jeske, The Joy Meister, in this space for interactive activities.